Job Type






Legal Assistant Washington

Eastridge Workforce Solutions

Eastridge Workforce Solutions Washington DC United States

1 month ago

Eastridge Workforce Solutions is partnering with an American multinational law firm that represents clients on complex transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters spanning a range of legal areas in its search for a Legal Assistant.

• 9am-5pm however, this individual should be open to overtime opportunities, and flexible to start between the hours of 8am-10am
• Eligible for up to 1 day of remote work after 90 days

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinates U.S. & Foreign travel arrangements by securing air, hotel, rail, and car reservations for lawyers and clients.
• Prepares travel expense reports and other business related expenses using the electronic Accounting system, and prepares itinerary for lawyers and colleagues.
• Handles reimbursement of other firm and client-related expenses, such as telephone calls, entertainment, recruiting, etc. using the electronic Accounting system.
• Maintains electronic calendar of meetings and appointments, and apprises lawyers of responsibilities in advance of commitment.
• Coordinates luncheons and schedules conference rooms for meetings using the electronic room scheduler.
• Maintains contacts in Outlook for assigned lawyers, pursuant to lawyers' preference.
• Receives, screens, and transmits telephone calls to lawyers and takes messages as necessary, with recognition of and attention to the particular needs of clients. Schedules conference calls for lawyers.
• Creates, maintains, and updates all client litigation files on a daily basis in accordance with standards set by the Records Management Center using the electronic Records Management database and maintains other files as needed.
• Facilitates work with the Accounting Department to coordinate client bills, generates monthly internal utilization reports, provides monthly and/or quarterly estimate reporting data, analyzes billing data, and responds to miscellaneous client inquiries/requests. Processes new business forms, new client/matter reports, and conflict of interest checks.
• Inputs daily diaries for lawyers in electronic Time Billing System, and proofreads and edits time diaries for accuracy.
• Prepares documents for transmittal via the Firm's electronic fax system and e-mail transfer.
• Retrieves cases and other related legal documentation from the library and makes copies.
• Types and prepares legal papers and correspondence such as briefs, letters, memoranda, tables, charts/spreadsheets, complaints, and motions. Also generates Table of Contents, Table of Authorities, and redline documents.

• Familiar with the legal secretary role/responsibilities
• Prior law firm experience
• Confident, proactive, able to take initiative
• Strong communication skills, able to provide quality service
• 3+ years of related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Proficiency in MS Office applications

• Degree from an accredited college or university
• Ability to type 55 wpm
• Law Firm experience
• Legal terminology and formats (legal documents)
• Bilingual

Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that Eastridge is unable to provide visa sponsorship to applicants.

We value diverse experiences, including prior contact with the criminal legal system, and applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.Certain clients require Eastridge to perform background checks and Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with any applicable federal, state, or local law regarding criminal backgrounds,

Washington DC USA

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